Meadowridge Voices

A blog for Meadowridge School and the educational community.

Aerial photo of Meadowridge School with forest and mountains in the background
Grade 11 and 12 WWOW Trips

This past August, eleven bright student scientists, Rayan R., Akira Y., Grace Y., Jason L., Tsz Wun W., Hugh G., Steven W., Peter Y., Phoebe X., Isabel K., and Jerome W., performed their very own research project with the support of scientific experts. Over a year and a half of research and collaboration took place offsite, before this monumental onsite experiment using Canada’s only synchrotron (particle accelerator) located at the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon. Read more to find out how their findings could support future drug development and disease-specific research!

Read the Blog about Meadowridge students perform original experiment with particle accelerator at the Canadian Light Source
Alumni Feature: Colin Gill '16

Colin Gill ’08 is having a blast as a mining engineer for Gibraltar in Williams Lake, BC.

“It’s really cool being able to design blasts, assess how much explosives go into the ground, and then go out the next day and actually watch all of it come to life.”

He also recently obtained his Mine Rescue Certification and joined the Mine Rescue Team at his worksite!

Read the Blog about Alumni Feature: Colin Gill '16
Chef Geoff in his kitchen

The Meadowridge kitchen just got one degree hotter! We would like to give a warm welcome to Chef Geoffrey Garlinge (aka. Geoff) from SAGE Dining. Geoff comes to us with over 30 years of culinary experience, and he says he can’t wait to get to know the Meadowridge community. Be sure to say ‘hi’ when you see him around the campus serving up some delicious meals

Read the Blog about Dragon Dance Club Dazzles at the BC Dumpling Festival
Chef Geoff in his kitchen

The Meadowridge kitchen just got one degree hotter! We would like to give a warm welcome to Chef Geoffrey Garlinge (aka. Geoff) from SAGE Dining. Geoff comes to us with over 30 years of culinary experience, and he says he can’t wait to get to know the Meadowridge community. Be sure to say ‘hi’ when you see him around the campus serving up some delicious meals

Read the Blog about Chef Geoff Only Serves the Best
Newspaper Club group photo

After noticing a need for a newspaper club at Meadowridge, Grade 10 students Maryam T., Leia O., and Ellie R. met with Madame Lamaj and Mr. Schofield to discuss plans to start a new CAS club this year. We sat down with Maryam T. to learn more about the success of the newspaper club, the print cycle, and her greatest memory.

Read the Blog about CAS Club Focus: Newspaper Club